Introduction to the Second Edition

On April 25, 2011, B&N released version 1.2.0 of the NOOK Color firmware. This update adds many significant features, including

• NOOK Apps™ and app store

• NOOK Friends™

• Enhanced NOOK Books™ (ebooks with video, and so on)

• NOOK Kids™ Read and Play

• Full-featured email

• Enhanced Internet browsing with Flash support

This latest version of this book includes this additional coverage.

I was greatly assisted by Beth Jonap on Chapter 10. She helped me ensure that my instructions were correct and tested out, patiently, some ideas. However, any errors in Chapter 10 are solely mine. On May 23, 2011, B&N announced a new version of the NOOK, replacing the “original” NOOK or NOOK first edition. The new NOOK features ...

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